Philip Whiteley's Blog

August 8, 2017

Margate, here I come!

Filed under: Uncategorized — felipewh @ 2:43 pm

In just ten days’ time, I’m setting off for Margate, for the book festival. Two days later, I’ll be presenting a workshop on book marketing with PR genius Gemma Pettman. The region may be approximately 264 miles from Leeds, the home town of the six lead characters in Marching on Together, and just over the water from Bruges, where most of the scenes in the book take place, but the region has an unlikely place in my heart. As a homesick expat Yorkshire lad in Kent in the 1970s, the best place to visit was Minnis Bay, near Margate, for a weekend or a longer holiday. Thanet has stunning beaches, amazing wildlife and characterful towns with history, wine bars and pubs. So, if you’re not booked for the weekend of 18-20 August, come join us ….

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